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Titles & Abstracts

(alphabetical order)

Remembering Prof. Shaul Shaked

Family, friends and colleagues

Dr. Gad Barnea (University of Haifa)

Features of Achaemenid-era Zoroastrianism: some echoes from Yahwistic sources at Elephantine

Dr. Ohad Cohen (University of Haifa)

Shining a light on להוא in Judean Aramaic : Evidences from Achaemenid Imperial Aramaic

Prof. Diana Edelman (University of Oslo)

Yhwh Shomron and Yhwh Elohim in the Achaemenid Province of Samaria

Prof. Israel Finkelstein (University of Haifa)

Archaeology's Black Hole: Jerusalem and Yehud/Judea in the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods

Dr. Margaretha Folmer (Leiden University)

The linguistic milieu of Elephantine Aramaic

Prof. Benedikt Hensel (Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg)

Was there an ‘Idumean Yahwism’? Material and Biblical Evidence on Religion and Yahweh-Worship in Idumea

Prof. Tawny Holm (Pennsylvania State University)

Samarians in the Egyptian Diaspora

Prof. Itamar Kislev (University of Haifa)

The cultic fire in the priestly source

Prof. Ingo Kottsieper (University of Münster)

From יהה צבאת to יהו מרא שמיא: Aspects of religious development on Elephantine

Prof. Reinhard Kratz (Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen)

Where to put Biblical, Torah-centered Yahwism in Achaemenid Times?

Prof. Oded Lipschits (University of Tel-Aviv)

"Those who live in these ruins in the land of Israel" (Ez. 33:24): Some Thoughts on Living in the Shadow of the Ruins in Persian Period Judah

Dr. James D. Moore (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Administering Religion and Cult at Elephantine

Prof. Antonio Panaino (Università di Bologna)

Cyrus as Mašiaḥ or Χριστός

Dr. Laurie Pearce (University of California, Berkeley)

Through a Babylonian looking glass: what is the problem with foreign wives?

Prof. Bezalel Porten (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

יהו and its cognates in personal names: the problem of Yama

Prof. Konrad Schmid (University of Zurich)

The End of History and the Ends of History: Assessing the Political-Theological Status of the Achaemenid Empire in Persian Period Judaism

Prof. Stefan Schorch (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)

The Samaritan Pentateuch as Textual Witness of the Pentateuch in the Persian Period

Prof. Michael Shenkar (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

The Achaemenid Dynasty, Zoroastrianism and the Origin of the Fire-Temples

Dr. Jason Silverman (University of Helsinki)

Yahwism in the Religious Field of the Achaemenid Empire: Using Bourdieu as a theorist of religious change in the Persian Empire

Prof. Karel van der Toorn (University of Amsterdam)

Persian Imperialism and the Religious Imagination in Early Judaism

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